Colony NorthStar Credit Real Estate, Inc. (NYSE: CLNC) is a commercial real estate credit REIT focused on originating, acquiring, financing and managing a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate debt and net lease real estate investments predominantly in the United States.

With over 26 years of experience, the Colony NorthStar global platform (our external manager) has originated over $25 billion of commercial real estate credit assets in over 600 investments. Our team is comprised of seasoned real estate finance professionals with a demonstrated track record of providing customers with flexible solutions across the capital stack.

at a Glance

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What We Do

We provide financing across a broad spectrum of real estate assets, with the ability to participate in all components of the capital structure. Our ability to underwrite and structure complex transactions, combined with our flexible capital and national reach, enables us to customize innovative financial solutions for commercial real estate owners.

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Target Investments

We aim to create a diversified and stabilized portfolio consisting of the following target assets.

  • Senior Mortgage Loans

    We originate and selectively acquire senior mortgages backed by commercial real estate assets, providing acquisition and refinancing loans to property owners, operators and developers.

    Senior Mortgage Loans

  • Mezzanine Loans

    We originate and acquire mezzanine loans, which are structurally subordinate to senior loans, but senior to equity in the borrower.

    Mezzanine Loans

  • Preferred Equity

    We make investments that are subordinate to senior and mezzanine loans, but senior to the common equity in the mortgage borrower.

    Preferred Equity

  • CRE Debt Securities

    We make investments that consist of bonds comprising certain tranches of CRE securitization pools, such as CMBS or CRE collateralized loan obligations.

    CRE Debt Securities

  • Net Leased  Real Estate

    We invest directly in well located CRE with long-term leases to tenants on a net lease basis, where such tenants generally will be responsible for property operating expenses.

    Net Leased Real Estate